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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Review of proposed Apache License, version 2.0
Date Wed, 21 Jan 2004 01:05:06 GMT
> I would like to support all this. Whitespace is not a minor issue.
> Inconsistencies wreak havoc on CVS diffs. It seems that some
> text editors try to correct these inconsistencies (e.g. to change
> any 3-space indentation back to 2-space indentation) which results
> in an unnecessary and confusing diff.
>
> * The main license has 2-space indentation which is great. However
> some lines have an odd number of spaces, e.g. the first line here
> incorrectly has 3 spaces while the second line correctly has 6 spaces.

The entire license has 3-space indentation, except where indentation
is being used to show hierarchy.  My editor does not suffer from the
problem you describe and I do not expect anyone else to be editing
the license text (at least not with a broken editor).

....Roy


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